Information About the Google Penguin 4.0 Update
The wait is over the new Google Penguin 4.0 update is here.
What is penguin?
The first penguin update was first launched in the year 2012 and in the month of April. Penguin was created to capture websites that are spamming the search results. Especially those websites that are using scheme links to change their rankings in search results. Penguin eliminates inorganic links. Before these inorganic links were devalued and may need to be replaced so it can be recovered in the search rankings. It takes time to recover this link. That is why it was really good that there was a penguin update.
Penguin 4.0 is the latest and actually the last penguin update.
Below are the features of the Penguin 4.0:
All of the websites all over the world will experience the same impact of penguin 4.0, because they were released in all of the countries all over the world at the same time.
The new penguin 4.0 is now real time. This means that every time google updates the rankings of every page changes and even its information. So any action that is done on the site can easily and quickly be noticed even if it is positive or negative.
Because the new penguin 4.0 update is now real time you can easily and quickly recover from the Google penalty. You will quickly see results, if you improve and remove the harmful links on your website and when google is done recrawling your website.
The new penguin 4.0 update is not a filter but is a part of the core algorithm of Google. This is the reason why it is the last update. That is why you will only need to monitor the backline profile of your site.
The new Penguin 4.0 update is more granular. Which means that the algorithm is more focused on certain pages that has bad and toxic links instead of looking at the whole website. That is why it is important that you regularly check your website and its pages.
Below are the things that you can do in order for you not to get penalized:
You need to closely check your position in SERPs. You should have email alerts so you can easily be informed in case your position changes. You should track the keywords that is used for your ranking, but other subdivision keywords.
It is important that your backlink profile is clean and healthy. Regularly check new and old backlinks. You need to audit the backlink of your website. Since the penguin 4.0 update is granular.